The Annunciation and Tree of Life

Location: Leon Sullivan Way and Virginia Street

Charleston, West Virginia

Festival Delle Arti

Location: The Clay Center

Charleston, West Virginia


Location: The Clay Center

Charleston, West Virginia

Public Art in Charleston, WV

Thank you for taking the time to explore public art in Charleston through this guide. I hope you will discover all the ways many different artists have been creating unique and memorable pieces of art for the enjoyment of residents and visitors in our capital city.

- Mayor Danny Jones

Festivall Charleston

FestivALL Fall is October 18-21! Each year Festivall includes over 130 events and 360 performances and exhibitions from music, theatre, dance, visual art, humanities and more

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Art Walk

Now in its 13th year, Downtown Charleston ArtWalk is a free self-guided walking tour of Charleston’s shops, galleries and businesses featuring regional art and performances.

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Live on the Levee

Free concerts on the levee every Friday! Music begins at 6:30pm under the canopy. Each week features live music of various styles in a welcoming, family friendly atmosphere.

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Public Art Guide

This guide helps residents and visitors locate and find information on public art in Downtown Charleston's four distinct districts.

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Public Art Maps

Use these maps to visit all the works of art showcased in Charleston. Download or preview the PDF's to locate the artwork you wish to visit.

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Public Art 101

Charleston has a diverse collection of art in public places for you to enjoy. Click below if you have any questions about our local works of art.

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Art Districts



Our downtown contains many well known works of art including "Hallelujah" and the "Mortar Man". Click below to learn about what our downtown artwork has to offer!

Visit Downtown

East End


The East End has a lot of history and many well known works of art including "Sound and Beyond" and "Double Dog Star". Click below to learn more about East End artwork!

Visit East

West Side


The West Side contains a famous mural and many well known works of art including the Pier Murals and the Tile Murals. Click below to learn more about West Side Artwork!

Visit West

South Hills


South Hills is known for its shopping and restaurants. Works of art here include "Treescape" and the MacCorkle Memorial. Click below to learn more about what our South Hills has to offer!

Visit South